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  • Petition started asking Obama to allow Texas to secede from the Union

    11/09/2012 6:58:13 PM PST · by oneprolifewoman · 190 replies
    "The US continues to suffer economic difficulties stemming from the federal government's neglect to reform domestic and foreign spending. The citizens of the US suffer from blatant abuses of their rights such as the NDAA, the TSA, etc. Given that the state of Texas maintains a balanced budget and is the 15th largest economy in the world, it is practically feasible for Texas to withdraw from the union, and to do so would protect it's citizens' standard of living and re-secure their rights and liberties in accordance with the original ideas and beliefs of our founding fathers which are no...
  • Surprise: Last Print Newsweek Features Obama

    11/09/2012 6:53:57 PM PST · by WXRGina · 15 replies
    Big Hairy News ^ | November 9, 2012 | Scooter Van Neuter
    In a move that absolutely everyone saw coming, Newsweek is featuring Barack Obama on the cover of its last print issue before transitioning to exclusively online. The November cover features Obama dressed as Santa Claus, with the caption "The Santa Conquest - Buying the Moron Vote." During the last four years the Obamas have been constant fixtures on the failing magazine's cover.
  • Electrical Accident May Disable Washington State Ferry For Two Years

    11/09/2012 6:51:48 PM PST · by zeestephen · 62 replies
    KING 5 News ^ | 09 November 2012 | Susannah Frame
    If a new engine "commutator" has to be built by General Electric, the Walla Walla could be out of service for up to two years. An electrical surge caused huge chunks of steel and copper to melt, as well as holes to be blasted through the six foot diameter engine part.
  • Mark Steyn: The Edge of the Abyss

    11/09/2012 6:46:15 PM PST · by neverdem · 54 replies
    National Review Online ^ | NOVEMBER 9, 2012 | Mark Steyn
    The default setting of American society is ever more liberal and statist. Amid the ruin and rubble of the grey morning after, it may seem in poor taste to do anything so vulgar as plug the new and stunningly topical paperback edition of my book, After America — or, as Dennis Miller retitled it on the radio the other day, Wednesday. But the business of America is business, as Calvin Coolidge said long ago in an alternative universe, and I certainly could use a little. So I’m going to be vulgar and plug away. The central question of Wednesday —...
  • Buy American (simple vanity)

    11/09/2012 6:41:02 PM PST · by Cringing Negativism Network · 78 replies
    (vanity) | November 9th, 20122 | (self)
    OK I'll go ahead and start this vanity, because I think it's a topic whose time has come: We spent billions more last year than we took in. Billions. On all sorts of junk. Every country in the world is building factories, selling their stuff to us. China in particular, is selling us all sorts of junk. It is time for us to sell, not buy. Just saying. Sell stuff. Sell stuff made here. Thanks for listening. :)
  • Regarding the recent Florida election

    11/09/2012 6:40:41 PM PST · by sarasmom · 111 replies
    Official Florida Elections website ^ | 11/09/2012 | sarasmom
    Link to official St Lucie County FL 2012 results http://www.slcelections.com/Pdf%20Docs/2012%20General/GEMS%20SOVC%20REPORT.pdf SOVC For Jurisdiction Wide, All Counters, All Races UNOFFICIAL RESULTS WITHOUT PROVISIONALS Only one precinct had less than 113% turnout. 154 registered voters 107 votes 69.48% The Unofficial vote count? 175,554 registered voters 247,713 vote cards cast (141.10% ) Again please note these numbers supposedly do NOT include Provisional ballots. Oh yeah people, Allen West is entirely justified in asking for a lockdown on the ballot boxes and machines, and he might even need a few good men and women to ride on down there and help him make them...
  • ‘Secular’ Ariz. Democrat to replace sole atheist in Congress (Pete Stark)

    11/09/2012 6:34:08 PM PST · by Colonel Kangaroo · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 09, 2012 | Kimberly Winston
    Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., the only openly atheist member of Congress, lost his race for another term on Tuesday (Nov. 6). But secularists will not remain unrepresented in the Capitol. Democrat Kyrsten Sinema, a former Arizona state senator who was raised Mormon and is a bisexual, has narrowly won her pitch for a House seat by 2,000 votes. “We are sad to see Pete Stark go,” said Roy Speckhardt, executive director of the American Humanist Association, which gave Stark its Humanist of the Year award in 2008. “He was a pioneer for us, and by being open about his lack...
  • Vanity: Let's teach America

    11/09/2012 6:28:43 PM PST · by Hootin Aggie · 10 replies
    vanity | 09nov12 | hootin aggie
    A Simple Proposal: Let it be know that the house will rubber stamp whatever the senate can pass with regard to taxes and spending cuts, but that the debt limit WILL NOT BE RAISED. We can make a big scene about cooperating with the one. He can decide how the budget will be balanced. They can run wild with tax increases. The only catch.....all tax increases expire on 01 Nov 14. We need to teach America what all the "bennies" cost while there is still hope. In this way "the one" will be responsible for the economy. Let BO decide...
  • Gender spenders: San Francisco to foot bill for sex changes

    11/09/2012 6:28:28 PM PST · by massmike · 17 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 11/09/2012 | n/a
    In the midst of cash-strapped Californians approving new taxes to prevent further cuts in essential state services, San Francisco health officials appear to have found the money to fund what they say is a much-needed service to residents living in the City by the Bay: Sex changes. The gender-switching surgeries are part of a comprehensive program for treating transgender people that the city's Health Commission green-lighted on Tuesday and announced two days later. Backers say it will help ease the mental anguish of people who feel they are trapped in bodies of the wrong gender, but critics wonder why the...
  • Campaign Sources: The Romney Campaign was a Consultant Con Job

    11/09/2012 6:19:37 PM PST · by upbeat5 · 148 replies
    Red State ^ | November 9, 2012 | Ben Howe
    If you spend your time watching politics and haven’t been hiding in a deep depression since Tuesday, you’ve probably been hearing a lot about “ORCA.” According to the Washington Post, ORCA “was designed as a first-of-its-kind tool to employ smartphones to mobilize voters, allowing them to microtarget which of their supporters had gone to the polls.” There is now widespread condemnation of the program as being sloppy and poorly deployed.
  • POLL: Was the election won lawfully or by way of fraud?

    11/09/2012 6:17:13 PM PST · by This Just In · 166 replies
    November 9, 2012 | This Just In
    Do you believe that some of the election victories were won legally or by way of fraud? What are the reasons for your opinion?
  • Political "Death of A Salesman" : Romney's Pathetic Self-Implosion and Defeat by Obama (Vanity)

    11/09/2012 6:10:40 PM PST · by Patton@Bastogne · 15 replies
    http://www.Engineering-Excellence.US ^ | 2012-11-09 | Patton@Bastogne
    . Original Post : 2012-05-04 Today's Date : 2012-11-09 Tonight ... after reluctantly voting for "Romney-Ryan" to protect the Unborn Children yet to be murdered by Obama ... I sit in disbelief at how the GOP E-RINOs have snatched Defeat from the Jaws of Victory. Yet, all the words I can speak about this National Disaster have already been eloquently penned by my colleagues at Free Republic. So what now ? Well, the next time the Karl Roves and Jeb Bushes try to force another "Myth Romney" ... author of the infamous Scorched Earth campaign against his fellow Conservative GOP...
  • FReeper Canteen - USMC Birthday/Vets Day Music Celebration - 10 Nov 2012

    11/09/2012 6:02:55 PM PST · by AZamericonnie · 367 replies
    Our Troops Rock!!! | The Awesome Canteen DJ's
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  • I Want To Retire In Costa Rica

    11/09/2012 6:00:52 PM PST · by kjam22 · 139 replies
    vanity | 11-9-2012 | kjam22
    Anyone know anything about retiring in Costa Rica?
  • Hypocritical Bashir Rejoices GOP Message to Religious Voters Failed to Win Election

    11/09/2012 5:59:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 9, 2012 | Ken Shepherd
    "We can all be thankful" that "after 30 years of taking Christianity hostage and claiming that the church was really the Republican Party at prayer, this election actually revealed that the church is owned by neither Democrats nor Republicans," MSNBC's Martin Bashir pontificated at the open of is "Clear the Air" commentary which closed his eponymous November 9 program.  Fortunately for Mr. Bashir, making straw-man arguments and spouting overheated political rhetoric is not a sin. What is, however, is hypocrisy. You see, Bashir has been fond of using the Bible as a cudgel to attack conservative Republicans for having allegedly...
  • THE SAVAGE NATION!!!!!! 11-9-12

    11/09/2012 5:54:14 PM PST · by dynachrome · 65 replies
    www.michaelsavage.wnd.com ^ | 11-9-12 | Dr. Michael Savage
  • Assange: Reelected Obama a 'wolf in sheep's clothing'

    11/09/2012 5:54:02 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 10 replies
    rt.com ^ | 11/8/2012
    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sees no reason to celebrate the reelection of US President Barack Obama. The US aggressively pursued and “persecuted” the whistleblower site under a Democratic administration, he explained. “Obama seems to be a nice man, and that is precisely the problem,” the 41-year-old told AFP, speaking from his room in London’s Ecuadorian embassy. “It's better to have a sheep in wolf's clothing than a wolf in sheep's clothing,” he said. “All of the activities against WikiLeaks by the United States have occurred under an Obama administration.” Assange was equally critical of the Republican, saying it “has not...
  • America's Double Trouble and The Reckoning, U.S. Debt Higher than Greece

    11/09/2012 5:53:04 PM PST · by blam · 10 replies
    TMO ^ | 11-9-2012 | Andy Sutton
    America's Double Trouble and The Reckoning, U.S. Debt Higher than Greece Economics / US DebtNov 09, 2012 - 01:01 PM By: Andy Sutton Now that the untold billions have been spent trying to convince America that our leaders actually know what they’re doing, they’re going to get put to an early test, and a critical one at that. Looming large are two big issues: the debt ceiling (again), and the ‘fiscal cliff’ automatic budget cuts. While they may seem like two separate issues, it all really ties together rather nicely into one big package that can be loosely labeled as...
  • Petraeus sex scandalKrauthammer: Petraeus Sex Scandal Will Drive Media Interest In Benghazi

    11/09/2012 5:52:17 PM PST · by classified · 88 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 8:28 PM 11/09/2012 | Jeff Poor
    On Friday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer said the resignation of CIA director David Petraeus was a regrettable situation that might ultimately help shed light on the deadly Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya. “We will unravel all the threads of this in time,” Krauthammer said. “We’re just in the first few hours, but I think it’s worth noting what we do know. This is the end of a career of a truly great American. He did something that hadn’t been done by a general since the Inchon landing in...
  • Disastrous Response (Why The Government Won't Be Your Savior)

    11/09/2012 5:47:47 PM PST · by OddLane · 25 replies
    American Rattlesnake ^ | November 9, 2012 | Gerard Perry
    One of the tragedies of Hurricane Sandy, in addition to the enormous human and material cost it has exacted from our city, is the misery which the chronic inefficiency and incompetence of our government has wrought. From the economically incoherent and historically ignorant institution of price controls to the resuscitation of policies as intellectually vapid as the men who impose them, the specter of the state making the lives of those already suffering even more unbearable is everywhere. Even the federal bureaucracies established to ostensibly aid people who have been the victims of natural disasters are woefully incapable of executing...